Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: We have a very special event for you Gringos out there tonight. Eu Amo Baile Funk will be the hottest event in Lapa this Friday at Circo Voador, featuring the best music of the latest culture in Brazil.
On the Floor (Botafogo)
To kick off On the floor, let’s unite the parties of DJ’s C’est La Vie, Fri Tape, and Pop Up Way Out for a big party! Cold, cheap beer, good music, boats, special lighting, music requests on the track and Jogação!
Bar da Rampa – 11PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$30 without
Santa Sexta (Leblon)
Friday nights at Melt are the local jump off in Leblon, featuring everything from rock to samba on two floors.
Melt – 9PM
Rua Rita Ludolf, 47, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2249-9309
Entrance: R$60 for Men, R$25 for Women
Dirty Pop (Botafogo)
Dirty Pop brings BACK 2 BASICS Casa da Matriz to rescue the precepts of their very first edition. This party is going back to its roots with DiskMtv’s, Radiola’s, Hitparade, and many more!
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 107 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2286-5257
Entrance: $20 until 1 am on the list, $25 after 1am on the list and $30 with no name on the list
Eu Amo Baile Funk (Lapa)
We have a very special event for you Gringos out there tonight. Eu Amo Baile Funk will be the hottest event in Lapa this Friday at Circo Voador, featuring the best music of the latest culture in Brazil.
Circo Voador – 11PM
Rua Arcos – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-5873
Batuque na Cozinha (Lapa)
The samba group, which follows the pattern of the groups of the 70s and 80s, is a classic tour of samba, ranging from Santa Rosa to Zeca Pagodinho.
Lapa Na Pressão – 9PM
R. Mem de Sá, 59 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-0580
Entrance: R$15 before 9PM, R$25 after 9PM
Perdidos na Selva (Lapa)
The rapper, Black Alien, will be performing a repertoire of the night and brings success of his debut album “Babylon by Gus – Vol 1: The Year of the Monkey” – that have letters on the social condition of Brazil, together with the pace of ragga dance – as well as songs that will be present in his next work, titled as “Babylon by Gus – Vol 2: The Legend of the Holy Wino.” During the show they will be recording the 1st Black Alien DVD.
Parada da Lapa – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Roda de Forró (Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro do not want to miss the next Roda de Forró which opens this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca. Roda de Forró happens every week, bringing together the best groups of its kind in Rio club scene, always with special guests.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 9PM
Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
PUBS & BARS:
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Has the best margaritas in Ipanema, and also ask them about the new spot in Copacabana that just opened.
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça
Rua Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Call for nightly prices
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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